Gary Butler Death – Gary Butler, the CEO and president of Automatic Data Processing (ADF) has passed away, he was 81 years old. There are unconfirmed reports that he died from Pulmonary Fibrosis. Butler was in charge of ensuring that ADP met its overarching goal of becoming the leading end-to-end provider of human resource solutions to businesses of varying sizes.
He supervised the company’s rapid global expansion into more than 40 countries across five continents, oversaw investments in new service offerings that make use of cutting-edge technologies, and established a path of growth that includes smart acquisitions in both the United States and other nations.
Who is Gary Butler?
Automatic Data Processing was led by Gary C. Butler in his capacity as CEO and president. He had worked with the company for 37 years when he was promoted to this position in August 2006 and remained there until November 2011. Between the years 1990 and 1995, he held the position of Group President for the Dealer Services Group at ADP. Then, between the years 1995 and 1998, he held the same position for the Employer Services Group at ADP. Before becoming the company’s Chief Executive Officer in 2006, Butler served as both the President and the Chief Operating Officer of the organization.
As a result of his arrest at Hilton Head for assaulting his second wife, he was fired from his position as CEO at ADP. In 1968, Butler earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. In 1970, he earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Georgia. He was a member of the boards of directors for CareerBuilder, ADP, Liberty Mutual Group, DeVry, Inc., CIT Group, and Convergys Corporation. The Business Roundtable and The Economic Club of New York both counted him as a former member at one point.
Butler was a father to two little ones of his own. He served as the Foundation’s Senior Trustee for many years. The Gary C. Butler Charitable Family Foundation was named in his honor. Just a few days before the supposedly planned announcement of his retirement from ADP, he was taken into custody on November 6, 2011, and charged with domestic violence. On August 13, 2012, all of the criminal domestic charges that had been brought against him were dropped by the Solicitor’s office in South Carolina.
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